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Paramount MSJ/Reporter in Boston, Massachusetts

WBZ-TV is looking for a passionate, energetic Multi-Skilled Journalist (MSJ) reporter to join our team. We want someone who knows news, brings story ideas to the table, owns social media, and is passionate about local news. The right candidate must be able to shoot, write, and edit broadcast quality video to tell stories that connect with our audiences on all WBZ platforms.

Primary Responsibilities:

Strong writing and reporting skills; proven ability to react to breaking news situations

Must be able to shoot, write, edit, and create basic graphics for daily content.

Dynamic Storytelling and interviewing abilities

Pitch vetted stories reflective of the community

Establish and maintain relationships / sources in the community

Effective communicator in the field with story composition and live or look-live reporting

Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines

Excellent news judgment, ability to problem-solve

Key collaborator with team of managers

Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

College Degree preferred.

At least 3 years experience reporting in a commercial broadcast setting including regular live reporting; daily live reporting preferred

Knowledge of social media and how to use it to promote to broadcast and the web; experience writing for the web required.

Knowledge of iNews rundown systems and Avid Media Composer editing preferred

Experience with emerging media techniques and equipment in a newsroom setting a plus.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends.

SAG-AFTRA union membership required

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nations #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH ODONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in todays digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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